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Free Garden Tours
A free guided tour of the Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Garden takes place every Wednesday at 11am.

Guided Tours of the current exhibitions can be organised by contacting Karen Randall on 02 4304 7550

Special Public Programs
Our special evening program of talks and lectures are usually held on a Wednesday evening. Enjoy an evening that is both social and educational with wine and nibblies served at these events. Information about our special public programs is posted on the website and in the Gallery's quarterly Exhibition and Public Programs brochures. These evenings require advance bookings and payment through the Administration Office on 4325 0056.

Guided Gallery Tours
The Gallery offers free guided tours of all major exhibitions. Guided tours for groups can be with advance notice. Please book through the Education Officer on (02) 4325 0056. Schools groups are advised to book prior to visiting to ensure relevent material or guides are available for their visit.

Garden Tours
A garden tour is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about the philosophy and symbolism of our Japanese Garden. Visitors are invited to join our garden guides for a guided tour every Wednesday at 11.00am. Garden tours for groups can be arranged on other days of the week. Please book through the Education Officer on (02) 4325 0056.

Practical Workshops and Demonstrations
One-day workshops and free demonstrations are often conducted by exhibiting artists during major exhibitions, providing a unique opportunity for the general public to learn more about their techniques and processes. Information about these events is posted on the website and in the Gallery's Exhibition Program. The general public does not need to book to attend demonstrations in the Gallery. Practical workshops need to be booked and paid for through The Gallery Shop

CHILDREN'S ART ACTIVITIES JULY HOLIDAYS 2015

Clay Sea Creatures with Wendy Bridgen
Students will make sea creatures, mermaids and other fantasy creatures using artists’ quality air drying clay, which allows them to take the completed artworks home at the end of the session. Please bring a small box/ ice cream container to take your work home in.
Mon 6 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-01)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
Book now


Clay Dragons with Wendy Bridgen Students will make dragons and other fantasy creatures using artists’ quality air drying clay, which allows them to take the completed artworks home at the end of the session. Please bring a small box/ ice cream container to take your work home in.
Mon 6 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-02)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
Book now


Cartooning Starters with Belinda Lindhardt
This fun class will feature lessons to teach cartooning to kids with some previous drawing experience. Create a creature or character and gaining confidence in cartooning and drawing.
Tue 7 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-03)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 7-11
Book now

Cartooning and Faces with Belinda Lindhardt
Do you want to learn how to draw better faces? Or how to incorporate other elements or expressions in your cartoons? This is for older students who have some experience in cartooning and drawing and would like to
expand on their drawing skills. Focused on drawing, this class will expanding on individual’s talents.
Tue 7 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-04)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 12– 17
Book now


Creative Tree with Sandra McArthur
After studying and drawing trees in the garden ( weather permitting) budding artists will develop a tree artwork using a variety of techniques and mediums.
Fri 10 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-05)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
Book now


Pastel Art with Sandra McArthur
Inspired by the works of Richard O’Farrell on display in the Foyer of the Gallery, art students will create a series of pastel drawings to develop their own visual story.
Fri 10 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-06)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
Book now

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FREE HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Please note: children should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times


DRAWING IN THE GARDEN

This is a fun and enjoyable free art activity for
budding artists. Simply pick up your garden themed activity sheets and drawing materials from the gallery and head out into the garden. Once completed bring your drawings back to the desk and enter your artwork into our Drawing In The Garden art competition. Age prize winners receive a certificate and award. Entries close on 9 July, artworks will be exhibited in the Garden Tea House over the Weekend 11—12
July


FREE ART ACTIVITIES IN THE GALLERY FOYER
To celebrate NAIDOC week and our current Reconciliation exhibition we have a range of free Aboriginal inspired art activities. Drop in and create
your own design on a boomerang, colour your hand
or do some scratch art with Native Australian
Animals. Daily 10—4 during the holidays.


Gosford City Library: Stories at the Gallery
Tuesday 30 June, 10.30am to 11.30am
Stories at the Gallery will feature Aboriginal stories
from Gosford Library’s book collection. Participate
in our group activity to create a Rainbow Serpent.
Ages 6 to 12 years Bookings essential.
Book on-line at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/
gosford-city-library-416549578, or phone
43047011. Free event.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art Class Brochure Term 2 2014Art Class Brochure Term 2 2014